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Chemistry A level at Charters School

Course description

Advanced Level Chemistry is divided into three sections; physical, organic and inorganic chemistry.  In Year 12 you will learn the basic concepts and in Year 13 you will be learning to link these different areas of chemistry together.  Practical skills form an integral part of the theoretical topics and are examined separately.

Course content

1 - Development of practical skills in chemistry;

2 – Foundations in chemistry;

3 – Periodic table and energy;

4 – Core organic chemistry;

5 – Physical chemistry and transition elements;

6 - Organic chemistry and analysis.

Entry requirements

For the successful study of A level Chemistry you will need to have achieved and preferably exceeded the minimum academic standards set out in our sixth form entry requirements.

Chemistry is a demanding course and students without these desired grades would find the work very challenging.


Non exam assessment and exams.

Future opportunities

Chemistry is a requirement for those thinking of doing Medicine, Veterinary Science, Natural Sciences, Research and Development, Chemical Engineering and Pharmaceutical Science.  The skills learnt open the doors to a wide variety of careers in the world of business and finance. Not all Chemists wear white coats.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Charters School directly.

Last updated date: 22 January 2018

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